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White Ladies Aston or Aston Episcopi, Worcestershire

Historical Description

White Ladies Aston or Aston Episcopi, a village and a parish in Worcestershire. The village stands 5 miles NW of Pershore, and 5 E of Worcester. Post town, Worcester; telegraph office, Spetchley goods station. The parish comprises 1236 acres; population, 275. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £161 with residence. The church was originally Norman, and was restored and partly rebuilt in 1861.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishWhite Ladies Aston St. John The Baptist 
HundredOswaldslow 
Poor Law unionPershore 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The full transcript of the Worcestershire section of the Return of Owners of Land, 1873.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569 is available on the Heraldry page.